Lisa’s January Recommendation

Z by Therese Fowler

ImageI like the era and the different approach to “her” story. It reminded me of Rules of Civility by Amor Towles. – Lisa

“When beautiful, reckless Southern belle Zelda Sayre meets F. Scott Fitzgerald at a country club dance in 1918, she is seventeen years old and he is a young army lieutenant stationed in Alabama. Before long, the “ungettable” Zelda has fallen for him despite his unsuitability: Scott isn’t wealthy or prominent or even a Southerner, and keeps insisting, absurdly, that his writing will bring him both fortune and fame. Her father is deeply unimpressed. But after Scott sells his first novel, This Side of Paradise, to Scribner’s, Zelda optimistically boards a train north, to marry him in the vestry of St. Patrick’s Cathedral and take the rest as it comes.” – summary from catalog

3 Similar Reads

Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin

Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullun

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